Previous events

 

2019

10th December - Beyond the Marxist and "culturalist" divide. Ideology and democracy in classical Athens

5th December - New Approaches to Medieval Romance from the Eastern Mediterranean and Beyond, c. 1100-1500

5th December - Approaches to the Byzantine novel

4th December - Building God's empire: archaeology, religion and the Byzantine reconquest of Africa

26th November - A Train Station on the Left. The Making of a Socialist Public Sphere in Romania (1882-1914)

21st November - Morale and discipline in the Ottoman army,.c.1450-c.1600

19th November - Independence as Rupture, Continuity or Transition? Gendering Citizenship and Decolonising Justice in 1960s Ghana

14th November - The Crisis of Kingship in Late Medieval Islam: Persian Emigres and the Making of Ottoman Sovereignty

14th November - Byzantium and Africa: a new frontier

12th November - Comparing Peripheries. Galicia and Carinthia in Medieval Time

31st October - Byzantium: commonwealth, empire or nation-state?

29th October - Religious Coexistence in the Eastern Mediterranean World. From the Perspective of Cyprus under the Latins

24th October - Bridging the Gap: processions in early medieval Constantinople

17th October - English chaplains and the Greek Church in 18th-century Aleppo

10th October - Islamisation and Sufism in Mongol Anatolia and beyond

21st March - Flavius Josephus in medieval Greek and Latin Histories: some cross-cultural approaches

14th March - Francis Bacon in Ancient Greek. Nikolaos Mavrokordatos (1680-1730) and cultural mobility

14th March - Café Masters for the College of Arts and Law

14th March - Café PhD for the College of Arts and Law

7th March - Consular networks, shipping routes, and the Ottoman world in the late 19th century

28th February - Greek Adoptees Anonymous: adoption, memory and Cold War Greece

14th February - 'Remnants of Byzantium': the uses of the past by the expatriated Greeks of Turkey

7th February - Kantakouzenos' daemon: providence and persuasion in late Byzantine historiography

31st January - Unlikely migrants: slavery, emancipation, and race in the Reform-Era Ottoman Mediterranean

24th January - Interpreting the Constantinopolitan landscape: A Rus traveller in Byzantium

17th January-17th February - Environment, economy and landscape in early modern Cyprus

2018

  • 13th December - Reconfiguring the template: representations of powerful women in historical fiction -- the case of Anna Komnene
  • 6th December - Ottoman dreams of destiny and omens of greatness
  • 29th November - Sultans as saviors: early modern Mediterranean Jewish accounts of the Ottoman rulers
  • 22nd November - The church of St John the Theologian and the End of Antiquity in Constantinople
  • 15th November - Current archaeological research on settlement and provincial life in the Byzantine Mediterranean: the case of the Peloponnese
  • 1st November - Byzantine influence in Winchester Cathedral?
  • 25th October - Equines and the margins of Byzantine power: humility or humiliation?
  • 18th October - Invention and reality in Byzantine historical narratives: the impact of Polyaenus and military manuals on the Alexiad of Anna Komnene
  • 11th October - Travellers' Tales
  • 2nd June - 19th Postgraduate Colloquium of the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies
  • 29th May - Empire of the Greeks' to 'Byzantium': the politics of a modern paradigm-shift
  • 25th-26th May - Medieval Dynasties
  • 4th May - Exploring crises in the modern Greek World cultural narratives, identity politics social life
  • 22nd March - Greek cinema as European cinema: co-productions, film festivals and the Weird Wave
  • 17th March - Delos Network: Workshop 1 - Delos Ideals
  • 8th March - Justinian II, the image of Christ and taxation
  • 22nd February - Between Mosul and Rome: the Church of the East in the seventeenth century
  • 8th February - Scale-making projects: Byzantium and the Christian communities of Khazaria
  • 1st February - The Ottoman canon of historical writing and writing the history of Kanun in the sixteenth century
  • 25th January - Villehardouin's castle of Grand Magne (Megali Maini): a re-assessment of the evidence for its location
  • 18th January - Who's who in sixteenth-century Ottoman Istanbul
  • 11th January - Scale-making projects: Byzantium and the Christian communities of Khazaria

2017

  • 30th November - Turkey and liberal democracy? Authoritarian drift since 2007
  • 23rd November - 'This land is your land'
  • 16th November - The Cypriot Canzoniere and Italian Renaissance music
  • 9th November - 'Glorified from heaven above'
  • 26th October - History, time, and economic crisis in Central Greece
  • 19th October - Old statues, new meanings. Literary and archaeological evidence for Christian re-interpretation of classical statuary
  • 12th October - Reading the Acts of the Sixth Ecumenical Council (680-1)
  • 5th October - Travellers' Tales
  • 3rd June - Multiculturalism from Late Antiquity to Modernity: CBOMGS Colloquium
  • 25th-27th March - Global Byzantium
  • 23rd March - Out on a limb? Forest and field in Byzantine Apulia, 7th–11th centuries
  • 16th March - The new Ottoman Greece: Replacing the Turkish Yoke with pluralistic coexistence in history and fiction
  • 9th March - Heirloom manuscripts? The Romeika manuscripts in Arabic script of the Turco-Yanniotes and Turco-Cretans
  • 2nd March - History, time, and economic crisis in Central Greece | Cancelled
  • 24th-25th February - Reconsidering the Concept of Decline and the Arts of the Palaiologan Era
  • 23rd February - Old statues, new meanings. Literary and archaeological evidence for Christian re-interpretation of classical statuary
  • 9th February - Greek women diarists and memoirists: twentieth century female voices in a masculine world
  • 2nd February - Lead seals in the excavations of Byzantine Corinth (1896–2014): confronting inscribed artefacts with history
  • 26th January - How to spend it? Wealth, charity and remembrance in the late Byzantine period
  • 19th January - From Antiquity to Byzantium in late medieval Italy: Hercules on the facade of San Marco
  • 12th January - Mary and the Magnificat: the earliest monumental example?

2016

  • 8th December - Seljuk palace culture and Byzantium
  • 1st December - Byzantine medicine reconsidered: the case of John Zacharias Aktouarios (ca. 1275– ca. 1330)
  • 24th November - Managing living Byzantine Heritage sites: reality - international developments
  • 17th November - Art, politics and eschatology in the burial chapels of lay monastic founders in Byzantium, 11th–14th centuries
  • 13th October - How Norman and how Byzantine is the Martorana in Palermo? S. Maria dell'Ammiraglio in Palermo reconsidered
  • 6th October - Travellers' Tales
  • 4th June - Redefining the Margins: Seeing the Unseen in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • 13th May - Book Launch: The Last Varlamis by Thanasis Valtinos
  • 3rd March - From Mudros To Lausanne: British Policy In The Near East, Greece And Turkey, 1918-23
  • 4th February - The Human Rights Record Of The Greek "Colonels" (1967-74), The Anti-Torture Campaign, And The Rise Of Global Standards
  • 28th January - Engonopoulos And Pindar: The Poetics And Politics Of Praise
  • 2015
  • 10th December - Performability, Laments And The Christos Paschon
  • 3rd December - Constantinople, Cairo Or Alexandria? Latin Merchants And Papal Trade Exemptions In The Late Medieval Mediterranean
  • 26th November - Persons, Practices And Things In Circulation Between Byzantium And The British Isles In The Viking Age
  • 19th November - 'What's In A Name?' Sculptors And Workships In Eleventh-Century Greece
  • 12th November - Lessons From A New History Of Byzantium, 955-1097 AD
  • 29th October - On The Spot: The Appanage In Palaiologan Politics
  • 22nd October - Nicholas Mesarites: A Man For All Seasons
  • 15th October - Women Of The Komnenian House Under Manuel I, As Seen In The Poems Of Mangeneios Prodromos
  • 26th July-23rd August - Byzantine Greek Summer School 2015
  • 30th May - CBOMGS 16th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium
  • 23rd May - Greece in Crisis: Culture and the Politics of Austerity
  • 26th March - The Photian schism (858-880): towards a cultural history
  • 12th March - The Saga of ancient statues in medieval Constantinople
  • 26th February - From Theophanes to Psellos: transformations of Byzantine historiography
  • 5th February - Refashioning a maritime past in the Eastern Mediterranean
  • 29th January - Friends, colleagues and grand vezirs: the Ottoman art of letter-writing
  • 22nd January - Byron's Greece 1809-1824
  • 15th January - The Christianization of Crete and the Peloponnese in the Late Antique period

2014

  • 11th December - Crisis and famine in island Greece: sovereign debt, political violence and topologies of memory in Chios
  • 4th December - Mother vs maiden: Helena, Pulcheria and the formulation of imperial dynasty in late antiquity
  • 27th November - Byzantine adolescence: real or imaginary?
  • 20th November - Abul Abbas and all that: the caliphate and the West in the Age of Bede and Charlemagne
  • 13th November - Making it last: the construction and repair of a seventh-century ship from Constantinople's Theodosian harbour
  • 9th October - Traveller's Tales
  • 20th September - Greece: From Junta to Crisis
  • 12th June - 2014 Graduate Research Colloquium in Modern Greek Studies
  • 24th May - CBOMGS 15th Annual Postgraduate Colloquium
  • 27th March - Why was there no Renaissance in Byzantine art?
  • 20th March - Material culture and history: Byzantine and Ottoman Torone
  • 13th March - Byzantine Greece: microcosm of empire? Retrospect and prospect
  • 6th March - A Byzantine library: the Athonite Lavra in the thirteenth century
  • 6th February - Delphic festivals, mythologies and genealogies
  • 23rd January - The Trier Ivory, the Icon of Christ on the Chalke Gate, empress Irene's triumph over Iconoclasm and the church of St Euphemia at the Hippodrome

2013

  • 12th December - Literature and culture in late Byzantine Thessalonica
  • 5th December - Cavafy and the not-so-Naughty Nineties
  • 21st November - A grudging rescue: the French evacuation and the exodus of Armenians from Cilicia, 1921
  • 31st October - Sir Steven Runciman and "the nicest Greek" he knew: the chronicle of his friendship with George Seferis
  • 24th October - Homeric commentaries and paraphrases: Eustathius of Thessalonica in search of Demosthenes Thrax
  • 10th October - Traveller's Tales
  • 3rd October - VENICE OF THE GREEKS: The History of Hellenism in the City of Saint Mark
  • 28th July-25th August - Byzantine Summer School 2013
  • 25th May - CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium 2013
  • 23rd-25th March - Byzantine Greece: Microcosm of Empire?

2012

  • 26th May - Annual CBOMGS Postgraduate Colloquium
  • 15th March - Nevila Molla
  • 1st March - Stella Rock
  • 9th February - Guillaaume Saint-Guillain
  • 26th January - Spyros Economides
  • 12th January -  E. Georganteli, A. Miynat, M. Saxby, M. Vrij

2011

  • 23rd-25th September - Imperial Legacies in the Mediterranean World - International Conference
  • 27th-28th June - Re-imagining the past: antiquity and Modern Greek culture
  • 27th-29th March - Byzantium Behind the Scenes: Power and Subversion